Maybe the $278,168 Pres Schill is paying his VP for Strategic Communications Kyle Henley just isn’t enough to induce him to provide his best work? Or maybe his best work is just not very good.
UO’s efforts to help Eugene seem almost as impressive as UC-Davis’s. But while Henley can’t even get UO a positive story in the Oregonian, here’s the New York Times, reprinting what is basically a press release from UC-Davis:
DAVIS, Calif. — The coronavirus test center on A Street was bustling on a recent morning. Michael Duey was in line, as usual, with his teenage son. Margery Hayes waited for her wife in the parking lot. Dr. Elizabeth Pham hustled her children in for a quick pit stop.
Inside, each received a five-minute screening for the virus, administered and paid for by the University of California, Davis. Yet none of them is associated with the school.
All last fall, universities across the country were accused of enabling the pandemic’s spread by bringing back students who then endangered local residents, mingling with them in bars, stores and apartments. So U.C. Davis is trying something different.
Rather than turning the campus into a protective bubble for students and staff, as some schools have attempted, it has quietly spent the past six months making its campus bubble bigger — big enough, in fact, to encompass the entire city. …